Rob de Ville is a buddy of mine, a really solid personal trainer based out of the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. I wanted to feature this short blog of his because it dovetails nicely with our focus on the Fixed Mindset vs. the Growth Mindset. In this piece, Rob perfectly captures the willingness to challenge yourself, fail and learn that is the hallmark of the Growth Mindset.
Did your year get off to a good start? Already taken the first few steps towards achievement? We hate to tell you this but your journey won’t always be a smooth road. Today you feel energized. Ready to take on the world. Tomorrow could be a totally different story. But it’s alright to experience failure. It’s ok not to be on your A-game every single day. Fail early. Fail fast. Fail often. Here’s why low points are important and how you can learn from them.